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STOP-IT Trial Shows Antibiotic Use Can Be Reduced

According to researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and 22 other institutions, the duration of antibiotic treatment for... Read more

Indiana University Center

Novel laboratory Aims to Improve Population Health, Prepare Transformational Leaders

The Indiana University Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science has developed a novel laboratory that employs the tools of implementation science... Read more

Theodoros P. Dimopoulos

Greece: Finding the Finest Tools in Hospital Management for Change by Theodoros P. Dimopoulos

Today’s Health-care System in Greece suffers from many “diseases”. After five years of financial adjustment, Greek Healthcare officials and some... Read more

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5 Hospital Benefits of Patient-Centred Care

The patient-centred care model benefits patients who become more empowered and receive better care. More than a trend, industry experts and policy... Read more

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EAHP Says Future of Medicine Costs Needs Debate

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) has highlighted the need to ensure sustainable and equitable access of medicines for... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

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Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

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Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

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 Dale Anderson

ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency

Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started...

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Resilience: The Airbag for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professions

Summary: Instilling an attitude of resilience in healthcare staff...

 Miguel Cabrer

Medical Image Exchange in the Cloud: A More Efficient Way

Summary: In the drive for patient engagement, what benefits does cloud...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Recovery

Recovery after critical illness has received increasing attention in recent...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Innovation

The burden of critical illness is a major concern in healthcare. This...

Dr. Darryl Abrams

Introduction to multiple organ support

There is a renewed interest in novel extracorporeal technologies as...

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